Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship

The Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship provides scholarships for Kansas City-area high school students to attend Kansas State University.

The Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship is funded by the annual Wabash CannonBall Kansas City gala through sponsorships and the "Fund a Wildcat" program.  Since the inaugural Wabash CannonBall Kansas City in 2007, the event has brought in over $3 million. In 2018, fifty-five freshmen scholarships and twenty renewable scholarships have been awarded in the amount of $2,500 for the 2018-19 academic year.


Scholarship Qualifications
• Must be a high school senior in the greater Kansas City area (reside in Johnson or Wyandotte counties in Kansas; Jackson, Cass, Clay or Platte counties in Missouri).
• Must be admitted to K-State and have completed a general scholarship application by Nov. 1.
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a weighted or unweighted scale.
• Complete the online Wabash CannonBall Scholarship application by Nov. 1.
• Scholars will be paid half of the scholarship monies ($1,250) at the start of each semester with the requirement to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester at K-State in order to earn the second half ($1,250) the second semester.
• Scholarships will only be awarded to recipients enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at K-State per semester.
• Freshmen recipients will have the opportunity to apply for renewal of the scholarship the following three years.

Apply for Renewal
Wabash CannonBall Kansas City freshmen scholarship recipients from the 2018-2019 school year will be able to apply for the renewal scholarship in spring of 2019. Ten students will be named and awarded at the end of the spring semester and will continue receiving the Wabash CannonBall scholarship their remaining three years of school. 

2019-2020 Freshman Scholarship Application
Applications must be submitted online by midnight, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Fifty-five $2,500 scholarships will be awarded. The winners will be announced in February 2019.


2018-19 Scholarship Recipients
Students marked with * are renewal recipients. All others listed are freshmen recipients.

Samantha Anderson, Lenexa, KS
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Ryan Bach, Kansas City, KS
Piper High School

Claire Barnhart, Lenexa, KS
Olathe North High School

Brandon Bednar, Kansas City, MO
St. Pius X

Madeline Bermond, Overland Park, KS
Shawnee Mission South High School

Andrew Booze, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

*Madison Brown, Shawnee, KS
Shawneee Mission North High School

Allison Burnett, Olathe, KS
Olathe North High School

Hallie Buyle, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

*Ariana Cecil, Leawood, KS
Blue Valley High School

Claire Chaffin, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Eric Christman, Overland Park, KS            
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Erin Emma Cocjin, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

*Ariana Coker, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission West High School

Thomas Colling, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School 

Kayla Craigmile, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Sophie Daniels, Gardner, KS
Gardner-Edgerton High School

Hayden Dillavou, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Michael Dowd, Olathe, KS
Spring Hill High School

Margueritte Ferguson, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

Caroline Gambill, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School

*Sara Gammon, Drexel, MO
Drexel High School

Emma Golden, Kansas City, KS   
Piper High School

Erin Hartegan, Olathe, KS
St. James Academy

Katherine Horton, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

*Margaret Horton, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

Emil Hulsey, Overland Park, KS
St. Thomas Aquinas

Cameron Jones, Lenexa, KS        
Olathe Northwest High School

Katherine Lacy, Overland Park, KS
St. Thomas Aquinas

Lauren Lavery, Lenexa, KS
St. Thomas Aquinas

Elena Mannebach, Kansas City, MO
Bishop Miege High School

Benjamin Marlow, Kansas City, MO
Staley High School

Shelby Martinez, Peculiar, MO
Raymore-Peculiar High School

*Nathan Mullin, Gardner, KS
Gardner Edgerton High School

Benjamin Murdock, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Mackenzie Nagel, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Jackson Ness, Olathe, KS
Olathe South High School

Nicholas Nolkemper, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

Lydia Ouverson, Lenexa, KS
Shawnee Mission West High School

Noah Pace, Olathe, KS   
Olathe North High School

Victoria Palmer, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Southwest High School

Natalie Pool, Lenexa, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

*Olivia Pruss, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Abigail Quigley, Leawood, KS
Blue Valley High School

Annabel Quigley, Leawood, KS
Blue Valley High School

Bryce Rogers, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

*Sarah Rose, Lenexa, KS
Saint Hames Academy

Dennis Roy, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Tyler Schooley, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Elizabeth Seidl, De Soto, KS
De Soto High School

Tyler Shank, Overland Park, KS  
Blue Valley West High School

Nathan Siscoe, Leawood, KS       
Blue Valley North High School

William Smith, Olathe, KS
Olathe South High School

Kirsten Stous, Shawnee, KS
De Soto High School

Will Swanson, Overland Park, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas

*Emily Sweat, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

Matthew Swords, Gardner, KS
Gardner-Edgerton High School

Catherine Szukalski, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

Collin Thompson, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Madelyn Turner, Gardner, KS
Gardner-Edgerton High School

Mitchell Walters, Lenexa, KS      
St. James Academy

*Vivian Weaver, Lenexa, KS
Saint James Academy

Melanie White, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

Victoria Wilson, Overland Park, KS           
Blue Valley High School

Remington Wilson, Dearborn, MO
North Platte High School

Questions may be directed to Andrea Bryant Gladin, 800-600-2586 or agladin@k-state.com.

Scholarship Recipients
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010